A vehicle fire that took place on Friday is being investigated.
On Friday at about 12:30pm, the Dieterich Fire Department was called to a vehicle fire in Wheeler. According to Dieterich Fire Chief, Ross Martin, the car was fully engulfed upon the fire department’s arrival. Fire crews extinguished the fire and cleared the scene at approximately 3:30pm.
The vehicle fire is currently under investigation by the Illinois State Fire Marshals Office and the Jasper County Sheriff’s Department.